Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Curriculum Center University Assistant, Evenings, part-time, temporary, no benefits, 15 hours per week

Eastern Connecticut State University J. Eugene Smith Library  Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Curriculum Center Librarian, the University Assistant will perform some or all of the following duties: Supervise student workers. Assist patrons in selecting and finding materials and recommend materials in all formats through CONSULS and LibGuide. Monitor Center’s Computer Lab and assist with materials preparation and marketing for workshops. Provide general assistance to patrons in operating library equipment, microform readers, copiers, printers, computer equipment, interactive Smart Board;  reports problems to center’s librarian and director’s office. Delegate assignments to student assistants such as shelf reading by specific area. Complete curriculum projects as assigned by librarian. Other duties as assigned.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSThe University Assistant must be able to:  provide effective library services to students, faculty, and the general public; perform public services work with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff members, and community library users; work under stress, with courtesy, calmness and good judgment; work collaboratively in a team environment with other library staff, as well as independently in an emergency staffing situation; work evenings hours with great dependability. A Bachelor’s degree and competence with current computer technologies including Internet, email, MS Word are required.  DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A preferred applicant for the position of Curriculum Center University Assistant would have the following:   Experience using curriculum materials to create lessons.   Background or experience in Education.  Experience using Microsoft products to create educational materials. An appreciation and knowledge of technology and tools used to collaborate, teach, create, and share.  Internet searching skills, grant writing ability, and a positive can-do mindset.